Monthly Archives: August 2017

My Mid-Year Performance Review

my mid-year performance review

I recently finished delivering mid-year performance reviews to all members of my team as well as getting one from my supervisor. Overall, It was a great opportunity to touch base on goal status, opportunities for improvement and gather feedback on things I can improve to make our team a high-performing one. Continue reading

Why We Refuse To Let Others Influence Our Decisions

Why we stopped letting others influence our decisions

So there I was in 2008 finishing graduate studies at Texas A&M University with a job offer that required moving to a little town called Gillette, WY. I remember my recruiter mentioning the name of the city and all I could think was “holy crap this place is going to be freezing cold”. Before you run with the idea of saying … “how were you able to say yes without even knowing where in the world this place was” …, well that’s not how it happened. My employer actually flew me there to have a look around before I took the job. Continue reading

12 Actionable Tips to Lower your Expenses and Make Extra Income

12 Actionable Tips to lower your Expenses and Make extra Income

We’ve all heard the expression “live within your means” or “spend less, save and invest the rest”. These simple yet, challenging guidelines have laid the foundation of our financial plan to achieve financial independence (FI). Continue reading